Jeffery Clyde Baker, age 57, passed away on Thursday, March 8, 2018 at approximately 10:25 p.m. at his residence in Lima.
Mr. Baker was born on August 9, 1960 in Lima, Ohio to Jessie Knight and Annie Pernell Baker Smith; both parents are deceased.
He attended Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church. Mr. Baker was a veteran of the United States Air Force, he was also a member of the V.F.W. Post 1911 and the American Legion in Ft. Wayne, IN.
He leaves to cherish his precious memory a wife, Mary Mays Baker of Lima. 2 daughters; Daysha Yarbrough (Will) of Lima and JaNisha Baker of Fairfield, OH. 4 stepsons; Jason Potter of Fairfield, OH. Rev. Raymond Secession (Brenda ) of Olive Branch, Miss., John Mays (Gerry) of Cleveland, OH and Bryan Mays of Lima. 3 stepdaughters; Tammy Mays, Lucinda Mays and Geretta Mays all of Lima. 20 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren. 4 brothers; Thomas Terry (Lenise), Bobby Baker, Samuel Baker and John Baker all of Lima. A sister; Diane Baker-Burke (Herbert) of Ft. Wayne, IN. A special friend; Calvin Webb. A host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by 3 brothers; Alvin Knight, Ivan Baker and Jerry Williams.
Services will be held on Thursday, March 15, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. in the Chapel of Jones-Clark Funeral Home, Inc. with Rev. Austin Lewis, Jr., officiating.
Visitation/Wake will be held on Wednesday, March 14, 2018 at Jones-Clark Funeral Home, Inc. from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. where the family will be present from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Interment: Dayton National Cemetery
Services entrusted to: JONES-CLARK FUNERAL HOME, INC.
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